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iLiveWell Nutrition Therapy

 Private Practice Internship for Nutrition Students

 

About iLiveWell

iLiveWell is an Austin, Texas-based nutrition therapy private practice founded in 2007 by Adrien Paczosa, RD, LD, CEDRD.  The team of registered and licensed dietitians specialize in general nutrition therapy and eating disorders.   The vision of iLiveWell is to provide access to Registered Dietitians for all who seek qualified nutrition professionals with the mission of empowering individuals to optimize their unique healthy body plan through food and nutrition.

 

As registered and licensed dietitians, they believe a healthy life requires a balance of nutritional intake, physical activity, and rest.  The iLiveWell approach is based on educating and inspiring clients to find a personalized balance that works best for their body type and lifestyle. iLiveWell believes that through proper guidance and motivation in a positive and supportive environment, everyone can reach a higher level of wellness.

 

This internship program is for those who are interested in or have a desire to run a private practice. During your time with iLiveWell you will learn the basics of how to run, promote and build a private practice. We will focus on communication skills, risk assessment, budgets, marketing, and much more.   Please apply if you are serious about the opportunity.

 

Internship experience

  • Support the daily office operations of iLiveWell including data entry, organization, and administrative duties
  • Administrative Duties included and not limited to returning phone calls, managing schedules, calling physician, scheduling clients, checking insurance benefits, and supporting the team
  • Confidence in ability to communicate
  • Assist the RDs in preparation for client visits, speaking engagements, and special activities/events
  • Develop content for the iLiveWell website, newsletter and social media outlets
  • Participate in the iLiveWell marketing efforts
  • Due to the nature of many of the client’s nutrition therapies, there will be limited opportunities to shadow one-on-one sessions.  There are group educational settings that interns are invited to participate in during their internship.

 

Intern Qualifications

  • Student with a strong passion and interest in nutrition and dietetics
  • Willingness to take on new tasks and work both independently and with others
  • Positive attitude as well as good judgment and discretion when interacting with clients
  • Organization and attention to detail

 

Pay Rate

Unpaid internship with the opportunity to receive academic credit.

 

How to Apply

Email your resume and a letter of interest to Tangela  at Tangela@ilivewellnutrition.com.

Adrien

By Adrien Paczosa

Adrien Paczosa is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian practicing in Austin, Texas and the surrounding counties. Adrien is also a Certified Eating Disorders Registered Dietitian(CEDRD). Adrien began her path towards nutrition through her falling down. She has been a dancing since age 2 and in college was a Kilgore College Rangerette. During a practice, she took a fall and broke her foot, and that sparked the ideas of needing a new direction in her life. After graduating in 2003 from the University of Illinois – Chicago with a bachelor of science degree in Human Nutrition, Adrien began her career as a staff dietitian at the hospital in downtown Chicago. She was promoted to the hospital’s Director of Food Service and Nutrition and was responsible for all food preparation as well as patient nutritional care. While working at her clinical job, Adrien maintained her passion for movement by working as a personal trainer and nutrition coach in downtown Chicago. In 2006, Adrien returned to Texas to be close to family, friends, and warmer weather! She opened her private practice, I Live Well Nutritional Therapy in 2007 and has only continued to grown. To date, iLiveWell Nutrition Therapy has multiple locations, contracts with numerous corporations and treatment centers, and currently, five dietitians are employed under iLiveWell. “Creating better access to dietitians!” has been one of the driving forces of Adrien’s company.

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